DEADLINE: Whenever

 

ENTRY FEE: 20 GBP

WHO:  Anyone who is a student

WHAT: Any piece packaging related or brief 
 

Introduction

The A' Packaging Design Competition is a freestyle design competition open to both concept stage and realized works designed by professional and young designers, packaging design companies and other business in the package manufacturing industry worldwide.

The A' Design Award for Packaging is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, the award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups. Winning the A' Award is a certificate of excellence for designers, an important milestone in your career. Having the A' Award attracts the eyes of design oriented companies worldwide, winners will be able to find better and higher profile leads, get a step ahead in their commercial life.

The winners of the A' Packaging Design Award are provided extensive and exclusive marketing and communication services to promote the success of winning the A' Award.

Furthermore, the winning designs appear on the A' best designs book which is available worldwide, this book is furthermore distributed to the high-profile magazine editors, design oriented companies and relevant parties. The winning designs are also exhibited at our exhibition in Italy, and the best designs will be picked for the permanent exhibition. The winners appear on magazines, newspapers, webzines and many other publishing mediums.

For concept stage works, the A' Packaging Design Award is an early indicator of success for the concept stage products, this lets young designers and design companies to register and patent winning products for commercial value generation, furthermore the A' Award connects young designers and design companies to a large industry base and setups the links between the designers, design companies and the producers. The winners ideas becomes reality.Winning the Award is an excuse to communicate your product to the media, a reason for press releases. Each winner design receives the trophy, published online and at our best designs book, receives a certificate and sticker templates to be attached to the products, the A' seal of design excellence is also included in the winners package, this seal is valid for the entire product lifecycle without yearly fees.

The Jury is composed of both Academic and Professional participants worldwide, such as chief executive officers or head designers of companies and faculty heads or professors. In addition, the A' Award features the focus group jury, which is composed of ordinary people to normalize the scoring by eliminating the bias on aesthetics and form sections, the votes of Professional, Academic and the Focus Group are weighted to determine the final result.
 
 

What to Present?

When submitting to the Packaging Design competition keep in mind that your submission will be evaluated on multiple dimensions, your package design is judged together with its design and material of choice. Applicants should send high-resolution images of the packaging, together with a presentation of design details.

Awarding Criteria
The best packaging designs are selected according to form, functional and emotional aspects of the packaging; the designs are considered for their degree of innovation, aesthetic qualities, material choices, functionality and usefulness in addition to ease of realization and realization efficiency, ergonomics and human interaction.

No Further Fees
Unlike some other design awards and competitions, you are not obliged to make any further fees for winning the award and everything listed in the winners benefits will be provided free of charge.

Aims and Visions
The Aim of the Packaging Design Award is to attract the attention of packaging media, design magazines, and industry leads to your business by means of creating publicity and dissemination and also to separate you from the rest of the actors in the packaging design sector by honoring your institution with a prestigious award.

Benefits
Learn more about the winners' benefits here. To learn more about winners' services here. And check the contents of the winners pack here.